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IO says next Hitman will go back to the sandbox

IO Interactive wrote an open letter to Hitman fans this morning, detailing the direction for the Agent 47 game the studio is working on. Doing everything next to apologize for Hitman: Absolution, the studio said the next game will go back to Agent 47 at the "prime of his career" (in gameplay terms...

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Homeland's Rupert Friend replaces Paul Walker as Agent 47

Rupert Friend will play smooth-top assassin Agent 47 in the second Hitman movie, Variety reports. Paul Walker, who passed away in a car crash on November 30, was first chosen to replace Timothy Olyphant in Agent 47. Rupert Friend is best known for his work as Peter Quinn on the Showtime series...

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Report: Square Enix Montreal's next-gen Hitman canceled, mobile game in development [update]

The major Hitman game under production at Square Enix Montreal has been canceled, according to a senior game designer's LinkedIn profile. The game was originally announced with the studio's founding in 2012. VideoGamer also notes another employee's LinkedIn profile, which claims the studio is...

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Amazon's Square Enix bundle has four games for $15

Amazon has put a hit out on most of Square Enix's recent, notable catalog, and it can all be yours via Steam keys for $15. The digital bundle includes Hitman: Absolution Professional Edition, Sleeping Dogs, Deus Ex: Human Revolution and Just Cause 2 and its Aerial Pack DLC. The offer is good...

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Report: IO Interactive cancels projects, loses half of staff to layoffs

Hitman series developer IO Interactive has cut its staff by almost 50 percent after a recent round of layoffs, the studio announced in a statement released to Develop. Speaking to Develop, a spokesperson for IO Interactive confirmed that the company has canceled many of its current projects in...

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Hitman movie rebooted with 'Fast and Furious' Paul Walker

Paul Walker will play Agent 47 – replacing Timothy Olyphant – in an upcoming Hitman movie. While we all desperately try to understand who makes these casting decisions, Deadline reports the movie's title is Agent 47 and will be written by the folks behind A Good Day To Die Hard....

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New Hitman HD Trilogy screens are a familiar face

These screens for Hitman HD Trilogy, Square Enix's hi-def collection that includes Hitman: Contracts, Hitman 2: Silent Assassin and Hitman: Blood Money, show off each game's improved look. The collection will launch January 29 in North America and February 1 in Europe on PS3 and Xbox 360 for...

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Sleeping Dogs DLC dresses you up in Square Enix costumes

Forgive us for the least cute post you'll see today with "dress up" and "dogs" in the headline. Instead of corgis in costumes, the topic of conversation is Sleeping Dogs, which offers some crossover costume DLC today, including a vaguely unsettling bald cap. The cap is attached to the Hitman suit...

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Hitman: Absolution video describes a 'living, breathing world'

This video for Hitman: Absolution describes the game's universe and the stories contained within as a "living, breathing world." The IO Interactive game is set to launch November 20 for PS3, Xbox 360 and PC....

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Killer deal on Hitman Collection on Steam

You can methodically, quietly, take out your aggression on some virtual targets for cheap today. The Hitman Collection, containing Hitman 2: Silent Assassin, Blood Money, and Codename 47, is on sale for $6.24 today on Steam. If you want just one Hitman, each game is on sale for $2.49. You don't...

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